if it is required to protect my friends. >> reporter: and perhaps, himself. now, the u.s. embassy said it won't step in to help. in the meantime, mcafee will have to wait in this lockup, full of south american migrants, until the high court here can decide his fate. elizabeth? >> all those twists and turns. matt, thank you so much. >> can't imagine what will happen next there. we're going to turn, now, to a dramatic survival story. a woman stranded in the california mountains, after a sudden snowstorm, for almost a week. professional rescuers couldn't find her. but her brother refused to give up and found her just in time. abc's david wright has the details. >> reporter: she was missing for nearly a week. this morning, 46-year-old paula lane is lucky to be alive. >> we're very happy that she made it. it's been a rough haul, waiting all those days, trying to know if she made it or not. >> reporter: lane was driving home with her boyfriend, roderick clifton, when their jeep got stuck in the snow in the sierra nevada mountains, on a road so remote, there's no cell phone service. clifton went searching for help.